Year In Review: Snow, Ebola top headlines in DeKalb
by LaTria Garnigan
10:07 AM, Monday, December 29
From an international health scare to several election shakeups and corruption trials, DeKalb County had a banner year for 2014. Below are a few highlights. SNOWMAGEDDON When Winter Storm Leon struck in January, it left thousands of metro Atlanta ...

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